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Another festival award for ‘When I’m At Home’ by Ivana Todorović

11. May 2021.




A new festival award has arrived for the notable Serbian short film When I’m at Home by Ivana Todorović – she took home the award for best film director from the fifth season of the jellyFEST program of the American Film Institute, in Los Angeles. Let us remind you on this occasion as well – the creation of this film by Ivana Todorović was supported by Film Center Serbia.

The film  is about Marija who returns to the family home after a few years of living abroad to face childhood trauma. What does her return look like? How does the family deal with the hidden secret? Can a victim forgive at the moment when she becomes stronger and more powerful than her childhood abuser?

Starring in the film: Milica Stefanović, Dragana Varagić, Radoje Čupić, Sara Dinić. The film was made as a master thesis at the Faculty of Dramatic Arts in Belgrade, and the screenplay was written by Melina Pota. The director of photography is Milica Drakulić, the editor is Tamara Kostić, the sound designer is Milan Mihajlović, the set designer is Emilija Orlić, and the costume designer is Milica Radovanović. The assistant director is Duško Stanivuk, and the producer is Tijana Drakulić. The film was produced by the Faculty of Dramatic Arts in Belgrade and Blok Film, with the support of the FCS.